HyperDic: tenon

English > 1 sense of the word tenon:
NOUNartifacttenona projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
English > tenon: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint.
Part ofmortise joint, mortise-and-tenon jointA joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
BroaderprojectionAny structure that branches out from a central support
Spanishalmilla, espiga
Catalanespiga, piu

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